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1940 Durham Bulls

1940 > Class B > 1940 Piedmont League
Overall: n/a

Affiliation: Brooklyn Dodgers-NL
Manager: Oscar Roettger
Represented: Durham, NC
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 1939 / 1941

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Burman Bare 23 12 42 6 1 1 0 .143 .214 9
2 Joseph Bestudik# 25 136 515 164 21 14 11 .318 .478 246
3 Leo Bobeck* 24 30 50 11 2 0 0 .220 .260 13
4 John Deets 23 29 66 9 4 0 0 .136 .197 13
5 Barney DeForge 23 22 47 8 3 0 0 .170 .234 11
6 Robert Falk 24 135 544 144 23 5 4 .265 .347 189
7 Toni Gridaitis 26 124 404 96 11 8 5 .238 .342 138
8 Vann Harrington* 22 55 202 64 14 2 2 .317 .436 88
9 Ed Hill 25 31 59 11 0 0 0 .186 .186 11
10 Garland Lawing 21 125 427 119 14 4 10 .279 .400 171
11 John Lisk? 19 31 44 8 1 0 1 .182 .273 12
12 Wes Livengood 29 37 56 4 0 0 0 .071 .071 4
13 Walter Loos 24 12 30 12 1 0 0 .400 .433 13
14 Carroll Lowman 24 84 222 50 8 0 4 .225 .315 70
15 Otto Meyers* 26 23 76 16 1 2 2 .211 .355 27
16 Jack Niemes 20 40 52 6 1 1 0 .115 .173 9
17 Cyril Pfeifer* 23 134 501 154 23 6 5 .307 .407 204
18 Dee Phillips 21 12 39 9 1 0 0 .231 .256 10
19 John Rowe* 23 11 39 8 4 0 0 .205 .308 12
20 William Skelley 21 34 129 27 5 0 3 .209 .318 41
21 Ernest Spence 25 82 244 53 6 1 0 .217 .250 61
22 Michael Timko 22 13 14 1 0 0 0 .071 .071 1
23 John Zapor 23 132 509 103 19 7 9 .202 .320 163
24 Bruno Zelasko 21 60 223 46 3 2 0 .206 .238 53
24 Players 23.5
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 Leo Bobeck* 24 9 8 .529 2.74 27 164.0 144 63 50 53 1.201 7.9 2.9
2 John Deets 23 9 9 .500 3.68 29 176.0 155 89 72 70 1.278 7.9 3.6
3 Barney DeForge 23 13 5 .722 2.40 21 135.0 125 43 36 36 1.193 8.3 2.4
4 Ed Hill 25 14 8 .636 2.61 30 183.0 151 74 53 68 1.197 7.4 3.3
5 John Lisk 19 7 5 .583 4.68 24 98.0 110 72 51 48 1.612 10.1 4.4
6 Wes Livengood 29 12 13 .480 4.16 37 173.0 209 99 80 52 1.509 10.9 2.7
7 Jack Niemes* 20 8 8 .500 4.03 31 152.0 140 81 68 91 1.520 8.3 5.4
8 Ben Wade 17 0 0 0.00 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.0 0.0
8 Players 23.6
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Ernest Spence 73 360 41 16 .962 5.49
Carroll Lowman 65 332 40 5 .987 5.72
Walter Loos 10 46 2 2 .960 4.80

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Cyril Pfeifer 134 1151 86 21 .983 9.23

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
John Zapor 136 365 387 32 .959 5.53

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joseph Bestudik 134 145 246 41 .905 2.92

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Bruno Zelasko 59 105 169 16 .945 4.64
Vann Harrington 54 68 153 16 .932 4.09
William Skelley 20 36 74 9 .924 5.50
Burman Bare 12 21 32 12 .815 4.42
Dee Phillips 11 15 39 2 .964 4.91

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Robert Falk 135 394 17 7 .983 3.04
Garland Lawing 123 202 19 11 .953 1.80
Toni Gridaitis 114 168 11 1 .994 1.57
Otto Meyers 21 34 3 0 1.000 1.76
John Rowe 10 15 1 0 1.000 1.60

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Wes Livengood 37 0.00
Jack Niemes 31 0.00
Ed Hill 30 0.00
John Deets 29 0.00
Leo Bobeck 27 0.00
John Lisk 24 0.00
Barney DeForge 21 0.00
Ben Wade 1 0.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Burman Bare 23 R 6' 0.0" 177 Aug 8, 1916 Chatham, NC, US
Joseph Bestudik 25 S L 5' 10.0" 170 Dec 29, 1914 Springfield, IL, US
Leo Bobeck 24 L L 5' 11.0" 172 Jan 23, 1916 Chicago, IL, US
Irving Clement 21 R 5' 11.0" 185 1919
John Deets 23 R R 6' 2.0" 181 1917
Barney DeForge 23 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Jun 23, 1917 Jersey City, NJ, US
Robert Falk 24 R 5' 11.0" 183 Oct 11, 1915 St. Louis, MO, US
Leonard Ford 23 L L 6' 0.0" 165 1917
Toni Gridaitis 26 R 6' 2.0" 190 1914
Vann Harrington 22 L 5' 8.0" 155 Nov 2, 1917 Thomasville, NC, US
Ed Hill 25 R R 5' 11.0" 165 Aug 23, 1914 Ratcliff, AR, US
Garland Lawing 21 R R 6' 1.0" 180 Aug 29, 1918 Gastonia, NC, US
John Lisk 19 R 6' 0.0" 185 1921
Wes Livengood 29 R R 6' 2.0" 172 Jul 18, 1910 Salisbury, NC, US
Walter Loos 24 R 6' 1.0" 175 1916 Crafton, PA, US
Carroll Lowman 24 R 6' 0.0" 1916
Richard McMichael -- Unknown
Otto Meyers 26 L 5' 10.0" 165 Mar 1, 1914 Wauseon, OH, US
Jack Niemes 20 R L 6' 1.0" 180 Oct 19, 1919 Cincinnati, OH, US
Earl Petit 23 R R 6' 2.0" 192 1917
Cyril Pfeifer 23 L L 5' 10.0" 170 Feb 23, 1917
Dee Phillips 21 R R 6' 0.0" 176 Jun 8, 1919 Corsicana, TX, US
Pete Rehkamp 23 R R 5' 11.0" 175 Jun 3, 1917 Covington, KY, US
John Rowe 23 L 5' 11.0" 150 1917
William Skelley 21 R 5' 10.0" 155 Jan 7, 1919 Atchison, KS, US
Ernest Spence 25 R 5' 11.0" 190 1915
Chester Sullivan -- Unknown
Clyde Teague 25 R L 6' 3.0" 175 1915
Michael Timko 22 R R 6' 2.0" 185 1918
Ben Wade 17 R R 6' 3.0" 195 Nov 25, 1922 Morehead City, NC, US
Walter Warsick 23 R 6' 0.0" 185 1917
John Zapor 23 R 6' 2.0" 170 1917
Bruno Zelasko 21 R 5' 9.0" 165 1919

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